Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Burial Benefits, 15039-15040 [2020-05327]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices Veterans for review by the Committee to Mr. Anthony Love, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration, Homeless Programs Office (10NC1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue NW (10NC1), Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Anthony.Love@va.gov and Leisa.Davis@ va.gov. Members of the public who wish to virtually attend should contact Anthony.Love@va.gov and Leisa.Davis@ va.gov of the Veterans Health Administration, Homeless Programs Office no later than March 25, 2020, to provide their name, professional affiliation, email address, and phone number. There will also be a call-in number at 1–800–767–1750; access code: 50653#. Dated: March 11, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–05352 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as members of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by April 30, 2020, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. Packages received after this time will not be considered for the current membership cycle. ADDRESSES: All nomination packages should be sent to the Veterans Benefits Administration (28), Department of Veterans Affairs, 1800 G. Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, or emailed (recommended) to Latrese.Arnold@ va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth, the Committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to, submit to the Secretary an annual report on the rehabilitation programs and activities of the VA. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 VBA is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. Members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary from the general public, including but not limited to: (1) Veterans with service-connected disabilities; (2) Persons who have distinguished themselves in the public and private sectors in the fields of rehabilitation medicine, vocational guidance, vocational rehabilitation, and employment and training programs (3) Ex officio members of the Committee shall include one representative from the Veterans Health Administration and one from the Veterans Benefits Administration; one representative each from the Rehabilitation Services Administration of the Department of Education, and the National Institute for Handicapped Research of the Department of Education; and one representative of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training of the Department of Labor. Authority: The Committee was established pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 3121, to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration of Veterans’ rehabilitation programs. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee. To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have diverse professional and personal qualifications. We ask that nominations include information of this type so that VA can ensure a balanced Committee membership. Individuals appointed to the Committee by the Secretary shall be invited to serve a three-year term. The Secretary may reappoint a member for an additional term of service. In accordance with Federal Travel Regulation, Committee members will receive travel expenses and a per diem allowance for any travel made in association with duties as members of the Committee and within federal travel guidelines. Self-nominations are acceptable. Any letters of nomination from organizations or other individuals should accompany the package when it is submitted. Non-Veterans are also eligible for nomination. Requirements for Nomination Submission Nominations should be typed (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., specific PO 00000 Frm 00168 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15039 attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating that he/she is a U.S. citizen and is willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) the nominee’s curriculum vitae; (4) a summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications relative to the membership considerations described above; and (5) a statement confirming that he/she is not a federally-registered lobbyist. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of VA Federal advisory committees is balanced in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s function. Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination based on a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Dated: March 11, 2020. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–05325 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0003] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Burial Benefits Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 15, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 15040 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0003 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Application for Burial Benefits, VA Form 21P–530EZ. OMB Control Number: 2900–0003. Type of Review: Extension. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), administers an integrated program of benefits and services established by law for veterans, service personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. Information is requested by this form under the authority of 38 U.S.C. Chapter 23 ‘‘Burial Benefits,’’ including 38 U.S.C. 2302, § 2303, § 2304, § 2307, and § 2308. VA uses the information provided on the form to evaluate the respondent’s eligibility for monetary burial benefits, including the burial allowance, plot or internment allowance, and transportation reimbursement. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 33,750 hours. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 135,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–05327 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Special Medical Advisory Group, Amended Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Special Medical Advisory Group (the Committee) will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). This meeting will be virtual and open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on the care and treatment of Veterans, and other matters pertinent to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The agenda for the meeting will include discussions regarding the Geriatrics Care Strategies and Precision Oncology. Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to: Ms. Brenda R. Faas, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration (10B), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or by email at VASMAGDFO@ va.gov. Comments will be accepted until close of business on March 13, 2020. In the communication, the writers must identify themselves and state the organization, association of person(s) they represent. Any member of the public wishing to attend virtually or seeking additional information should email VASMAGDFO@va.gov or call 202–461– 7005, no later than close of business on March 13, 2020 to provide their name, professional affiliation, email address and phone number. The call-in number is 1–800–767–1750; Access Code: 50619#. Dated: March 10, 2020. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans; Notice of Meeting Cancellation The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans, previously scheduled to be held at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue NW, Conference Room 3172/ 3174, Washington, DC 20420, on March 16–18, 2020, has been cancelled. For more information, please contact Sherry Moravy, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Readjustment Counseling Service (10RCS) at (734) 222–4319 or via email at VHA10RCSAction@va.gov. Dated: March 10, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–05269 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting Cancellation The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the meeting of the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, previously scheduled to be held at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 1800 G Street NW, Conference Room 542, Washington, DC 20006, on March 30–31, 2020, has been cancelled. For more information, please contact Janice Stewart, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, Implementation Staff (211B) at (202) 461–9023 or via email at Janice.Stewart@va.gov. Dated: March 10, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–05268 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P [FR Doc. 2020–05221 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00169 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 51 (Monday, March 16, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15039-15040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-05327]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0003]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Burial 
Benefits

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 
proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to 
publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed 
collection of information, including each proposed extension of a 
currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in 
response to the notice.

DATES:  Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 15, 2020.

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ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov 
or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20420 or email to [email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0003 in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421-1354.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must 
obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for 
comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VBA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.
    Title: Application for Burial Benefits, VA Form 21P-530EZ.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0003.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its 
Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), administers an integrated 
program of benefits and services established by law for veterans, 
service personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. 
Information is requested by this form under the authority of 38 U.S.C. 
Chapter 23 ``Burial Benefits,'' including 38 U.S.C. 2302, Sec.  2303, 
Sec.  2304, Sec.  2307, and Sec.  2308.
    VA uses the information provided on the form to evaluate the 
respondent's eligibility for monetary burial benefits, including the 
burial allowance, plot or internment allowance, and transportation 
reimbursement.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 33,750 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 135,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk 
(OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-05327 Filed 3-13-20; 8:45 am]
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